LONDON – Guggenheim Aviation Partners Ltd. (GAP), a leading participant in the commercial aircraft leasing market, today announced that Joe Gleeson has been appointed senior technical director.
Guggenheim Aviation Partners Ltd. (GAP), a leading participant in the commercial aircraft leasing market, today announced that Joe Gleeson has been appointed senior technical director.
In his new role with GAP, Gleeson heads the technical group and is responsible for managing a growing portfolio of more than 50 new and used Airbus and Boeing aircraft. He is based in GAP’s London office.
“We are very happy to welcome Joe to the GAP team,” said Paul Newrick, president and managing director of GAP. “Joe’s depth of experience and proven leadership will be a great benefit for us as we continue to build our portfolio and look for additional ways to maximize its value.”
Gleeson was most recently the head of technical EMEA & APAC at AerCap, where he managed the technical team responsible for aircraft placement, transitions and on-lease management, and where he was previously responsible for the technical analysis of portfolio acquisitions and disposals.
About Guggenheim Aviation Partners Ltd.
Guggenheim Aviation Partners Ltd. supports its U.S. affiliate, Guggenheim Aviation Partners, LLC, an investment manager, in the acquisition of new and used commercial aircraft for leasing to domestic and international passenger airlines and cargo operators. Guggenheim Aviation Partners, LLC launched its first commercial aviation fund in 2005 and shortly thereafter closed its second fund in 2007 with total capital commitments of $737 million. Guggenheim Aviation Partners, LLC now has in excess of $2.7 billion of commercial aviation assets under management, representing a broad range of Boeing and Airbus aircraft on lease to airlines and cargo operators around the world. Guggenheim Aviation Partners, LLC is an affiliate of Guggenheim Partners, LLC.
About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners, LLC is a diversified financial services firm with more than $100 billion in assets under supervision. The firm’s businesses include investment management, investment advisory, insurance, investment banking and capital markets services. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and New York with a global network of offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.